2019 WOMADelaide Festival: TOP PICKS

What: WOMADelaide Festival  Who: WOMADelaide Foundation When: 8 – 11 March 2019 Where: Botanic Park, Adelaide  Cost: See website for various ticket options Allow me just to preface that this list is in no particular order. I could not bring myself to rank these worthy experiences. Which, when encompassed together create a well-rounded and complete WOMADelaide festival! MUSIC Christine & the Queens Friday 10:20pm // … Continue reading 2019 WOMADelaide Festival: TOP PICKS

2019 Fringe Festival Review: Jackson v Jackson

What: Jackson v Jackson Who: Gospo Enterprises Pty Ltd  When: See website for full details  Where: Gluttony – The Flamingo Cost: $25-45 What a spectacular performance I witnessed last night. Right from the first beat until the last, this show was brimming with energy and showmanship, not a dull moment was had. Under the direction of Charmaine Jones the Gospo Collective can do no wrong. … Continue reading 2019 Fringe Festival Review: Jackson v Jackson

Photo Journal: Children of Nepal

“The soul is healed by being with children.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky These photographs were taken between 2011 and 2015 when I had the opportunity to go to Nepal. The primary purpose was bringing medical aid to Nepalese school children through the organisation Gospel for Asia. Through these experiences I have discovered a great affection and appreciation for the young children that words cannot express. Through … Continue reading Photo Journal: Children of Nepal

Fringe Circus Review: Tabarnak

What: Tabarnak When: 16 Feb – 18 March 2018 Where: The Peacock, Gluttony Who: Cirque Alfonse (Canada), presented by Arts Projects Australia How much: $25-$55; see Fringe website for price details You’ve never attended church service like this. Welcome to Tabarnak, where the hymns are high-energy rock operas, the congregation croons and careens across the stage, and the pews become props in a playful circus … Continue reading Fringe Circus Review: Tabarnak

WOMADelaide 2018: What We Are Excited For

Photo credit: TAO Dance Theatre by Ping Pong Arts Website There are so many things I am looking forward to at this WOMADelaide Festival! My top pick is the world renowned TAO Dance Theatre. They are known for their mesmerising synchronised movements, and accompanying group chanting. Their performance is sure to be a visual and auditory feast. You can watch a mini teaser video here. … Continue reading WOMADelaide 2018: What We Are Excited For

Film Review: Sweet Country

What: Sweet Country (Bunya Productions, Transmission Films) Who: Written by David Tranter and Steven McGregor and directed by Warwick Thornton. When: National release January 25th Sweet Country is a captivating new Australian film inspired by true events that took place in the Northern Territory in 1929. The film is set less than one hundred years earlier than, and in the same diverse and enchanting landscape as, Warwick Thornton’s previous … Continue reading Film Review: Sweet Country

Letting Jude Into My Heart: The New Adelaide Hills Cabn & Adapting to Sustainable Living

Staying at Jude in the Adelaide Hills during December was one of my first experiences of planning a holiday without family, and one from which I learnt so much. It was my boyfriend who first brought the new ‘Cabn’ to my attention, and shortly after browsing through the business’ attractive website (featuring glossy video promo), we decided to book- not least of all to satisfy … Continue reading Letting Jude Into My Heart: The New Adelaide Hills Cabn & Adapting to Sustainable Living

Exhibition Review: Push, Pull by Arlon Hall

During the bump-out of ‘To The Night’ at Fontanelle, Arlon Hall accidentally pierced one of his spherical sculptures. He took a moment to examine its now depleted form, a new creation and beautiful one at that. It brought to his mind that “If that show was the party, I wanted this one to be the hangover.” Opening on December 3rd at the Barossa Regional Gallery, … Continue reading Exhibition Review: Push, Pull by Arlon Hall